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Homepage for the Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Program (SHIRP)

Welcome to the SHIRP website

SHIRP has a mobile site--available on any mobile device in an optimized format
Nursing Central is now available through SHIRP

Licensing statement for SHIRP resources

SHIRP resources are licensed by the University Library of the University of Saskatchewan for educational, research, and non-commercial personal use by:

  • licensed health care practitioners in the province of Saskatchewan
  • current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • employees of the Ministry of Health, eHealth Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and Health Quality Council

Access to these resources is governed by contractual (license) agreements with resource providers.

If you are unsure about what you can do with a particular resource, check the permitted uses for that resource using the search for e-books and journals search box.

Generally Allowed Generally Not Allowed
Print or download a copy of an article for personal use Remote use for those who are not members of any of the defined groups above
Use licensed resources for research, instruction, and educational purposes Excessive printing or downloading (e.g., entire issue of a journal)
Posting persistent links to licensed resources Commercial use, selling or distributing licensed material to others who are not affiliated with the defined groups above


Contact Us

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SHIRP Office
Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan,
104 Clinic Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4
(306) 966-8290

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